Research and Related Activities

TIFO supports research on themes related to Japan, and supports projects to purchase Japanese books for research; to build network supporting Japan studies; and to promote education on Japan and Japanese language.
  • Europe
  • Europe, Middle East And Africa
  • Asia
  • Asia and Oceania

The projects shown on this page are those that were awarded grants at the start of the fiscal year. Their schedules and completion will be affected by circumstances, particularly the impact of the coronavirus, and some may be modified or rescheduled.

2020

The Americas

Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia
Amplifying and Contextualizing the Premodern in Japanese Studies: Materials for Teaching Modules and Public Scholarship

Europe

School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK
Japanese Understanding of Humanity, Religion, and Society in a Changing Age of Robotics and AI

Europe

Sophie Richard. Inc, UK
Research and video production on ‘Art and culture in Japan: places and people’

Europe

King’s College London, Department of War Studies, UK
The Propaganda Push: The International and Domestic Politics of Strategic Communication in Japan and the Asia-Pacific

Europe

The Chester Beatty, Ireland
Shaping a New Approach: Jack Hillier and Japanese prints after 1945

Europe

Department Italian Institute of Oriental Studies Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Palaeography and the Surveying Methods of Japanese Historical Documents through the Marega Collection

Europe

Department of East Asian Studies University of Vienna, Austria
Study on inbound tourism promotion in Aso for development and sustainability of peripheral Japan

Europe

Centre for Japanese Studies, University of East Anglia, UK
Japan Orientation: Retrospective and Prospects

Europe

Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, Université de Lille, France
Publication “The Genesis of Japan Studies in Europe: Léon de Rosny Collection in Lille”

Europe

Nagawa-machi Breckland International Exchange Committee, Japan
Archaeological Study on Obsidian of Siebold's Collections

Europe

International Workshop for Cultural Heritage Management
Comparative Study of Cultural Heritage Management

Europe

Department of Asian Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Workshop and lecture ‘Green Tea for Peace II’

Asia

Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, Hanoi
Promoting academic exchange in Japanese studies between Vietnam, Europe and the US

Asia

NPO Japan-India Friendship Association
Understanding and responding to the current situation of Japan understanding among Chinese and Indian university students

Asia

Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development
Research for Dissemination of Decentralized Energy System:Comparison and Dialogue between Japan and Malaysia
Independent Administrative Institution National Institute for Cultural Heritage, Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties
English translation of "preservation and restoration of iron structures"
Medieval Japanese Studies Institute
Contextualizing the Conservation of the Taireifuku the Meiji Empress Gifted to Daishōji Imperial Convent
CODAMA : Citizen Oriented Digital Archives of Mythology and Anthropology/Archeology
Mode and Function of Tradition and Innovation: International Collaboration on Analyzing Japanese Folktale and Ritual Database
Okaerihouse (bistream GmbH)
Okaerihouse
Tohoku University -International Institute of Disaster Science
Global Kataribe Workshop Project (GKWP)
Japan Trad Innovators Association
Japan Trad Innovator project
Onnatachi no Kominka
High-end inbound development utilizing high-class local sake and old folk houses
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